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slightly more than 24 hours since the worst earthquake in recent u.s. history shook the country's heartland. so far, seven states have been declared disaster areas. reports are coming in that indicate thousands may have died and hundreds of thousands are left homeless. officials say memphis, tennessee has been the hardest hit, but buildings have collapsed in st. louis, missouri, paducah, kentucky, and evansville, indiana. narrator: those are chilling words. fortunately, the report is not real. it's only a video made to dramatize the potential impact of a severe earthquake, but what if... man: all communications to the cities of memphis, st. louis, paducah, evansville, and little rock narrator: what if a destructive earthquake really shook up the central united states? you know i'd love to stand here and tell you that we're ready to handle this, but i can't in all honesty. the central part of the united states, we're not ready for a major earthquake. so we've got to plan to take care of our own. narrator: more chilling words, but this time they're the real deal, spoken by the director of eme
and silent for a hundred years, now demanded a reckoning. in 1896, captain michael healy stood before a u.s. court-martial. the public was stunned by the charges against him. healy was recognized from san francisco to the arctic circle. in some parts of the country, he was better known than the president of the united states. mike healy represented american law and its justice along a 30,000-mile coastline of the alaskan frontier. praised in the house of representatives and tagged in the press as "ruler of the arctic," the slender, blue-eyed officer was not the man he appeared to be. born a slave on a georgia plantation, healy had bolted from the world of his birth, determined to steer his own destiny. in a country reeling from civil war and haunted by race, he chose to pass as white. this choice demanded vigilance, for he was navigating in perilous waters. captioning sponsored by the u.s. department of education narrator: when mike healy arrived in san francisco, the port had grown from a remote outpost into a thriving boomtown. gold put the town on the map. people came to get rich, eager
films have taken the african continent by storm, outselling u.s. titles by three to one and today can be found in a number of video stores around america. oh, yes, the nigerian film industry is here to stay, and in tonight's episode of afropop's, welcome to nollywood, you'll see exactly why. enjoy. [up-tempo percussion music] ♪ (man) so by his blood we are saved. ahh! hallelujah! [aggressive, shredding rock music] ♪ this is touch of evil. there are so many of them. i don't know. [low-tone drumbeat] ♪ ready? uh! (all) ah! uh! (all) ah! uh! (all) oh! [wailing and groaning] [firecracker pops] [screaming] again, again, again. [firecracker pops] [screaming] certificates will be issued to participants, and their headshot and resume will be sent... (all) my god adores me. we are together, together forever. [bell rings] we are no slaves. don't look back! [gunshot] you all have been bought as slaves. i'm not a slave. (male announcer) grand touch pictures, in association with infinity films, presents... there was a little break about a year ago when one of our governors, the governor of a
official u.s. combat troops arrived on the shores of vietnam. lines of solemn-faced young soldiers, black and white, could be seen marching by the hundreds, as they were greeted by smiling vietnamese women. in selma, alabama, martin luther king's supporters were also marching... to montgomery. on both fronts, the worst was yet to come. that summer, 34 people would die in the watts riots, and almost 400 american troops would perish in the jungles of southeast asia. on october 22 of that year, just two weeks shy of his 19th birthday, pfc milton olive was on a search and destroy patrol when the viet cong attacked with hand grenades. one landed in the midst of his platoon. the young gi threw himself over it and was killed, saving the lives of four soldiers he hardly knew. pvt. milton olive would become the first african-american to receive the medal of honor in vietnam. quote: "in dying, private milton olive taught those of us who remain how we ought to live." (president lyndon johnson) narrator: three weeks later, the first large-scale confrontation of the war occurred at ia drang valley. co
in the united states. but i'm just pointing out to the court that the u.s. citizen daughter is not being removed from this country. >> absolutely. >> we cannot remove-- you're absolutely right. >> respectfully, your honor. that runs contrary to the time honored policy of family unity in the united states law. is there somebody here in the united states that you could leave your daughter with? >> [speaking in native language] >> no, i don't have anyone. [chatter in native language] [children crying throughout] >> [speaking in native language] >> [speaking in native language] >> i was very, very sad. i'm from mali. it was very, very hard. i don't want anybody to see that. >> this is the oral decision in the matter of the respondent. the court finds that without any relatives in the united states and with a husband who doesn't have legal status, it's illogical that she's going to leave the child here in the united states. i find that she certainly has suffered past persecution. we have evidence certainly that she's undergone fgm and based on the background materials, it is clear to this court if th
: mother, father, and the kids. but the separation was absolute. the father go in louisiana and in the u.s. the mama cuba or brazil, the children west indies. the separation was absolute. [speaking foreign language] (translator) here you are on a pilgrimage. in this african sanctuary. witness such humiliation towards our race. [ethereal music] ♪ (woman) here you are on a pilgrimage... [man speaking foreign language] in this african sanctuary. witness such humiliation towards our race. [mournful vocal music] ♪ (allen) as we take our tour through the slave castle of goree we approach this room. here we find the infamous door of no return. this is the door that slaves walked through onto a plank that led them onto awaiting slave ships. these ships stole them away, never to return. (woman) i was saying that this is the door of no return. but i made a mistake, because here you are. (allen) at that very moment, everything made sense. the very same blood that was spilled on these walls is the blood that flows through my veins. this can't be the door of no return, because i am here. the blood
de bonis worked with the u.s. forest service for 14 years. >> my job was actually to provide timber to the industry. i was a timber sale planner. i'd go out and measure and mark trees and package them into a contract of sale, and then we'd sell those sales to the timber industry, and they'd come in and cut them and haul them away. a lot of the people who worked in the forest service believed in even-aged management, which is basically clear-cutting. their philosophy was that old-growth forests were decadent, unclean, not great trees, a forest that was dying. so what they liked to do was to replace what they considered decadent old-growth forests with fast-growing young plantations of single species of trees. >> sarandon: to gain access to the trees, the government built an extensive network of roads. >> the forest service was the largest road building entity on the planet for quite a few decades. hundreds of thousands of miles of roads were built into the national forests to access timber for logging, and all of those roads were paid by the american taxpayer. all of those roads were
disease in the u.s. each year. >> today's the day i get my lab results, and i'm actually working today, and i'm late. it's three weeks or so after my first visit, and i'm waiting for my lab results, and i wasn't expecting my blood pressure to be that high, and i hope that it was a fluke and i was nervous and that might contribute to things. i usually don't get stressed for, oh, half an hour or so before something stressful, and i hope that was the reason that my blood pressure was up. but if it was up then, it's up when i get cut off at a four-way stop. it's up when the person in front of me at the store can't find their coupons. and it's up when stressful things happen at work. and this is nothing but stress at work. stressful things are always coming. i have a strong family history of diabetes. my brother had a stroke when he was 46. and i don't want to have diabetes. >> 16.3% of american indian adults are diagnosed with diabetes. >> good morning, arne. >> morning, dave, how you doing? >> nice to see you. >> good to see you. >> yeah. well, all of your labs came back. >> okay. >> so w
now, in this fuel, how can we inject water? people are now considering this the sdf as well as the u.s. military police force are all getting together and for the number three reactor, they will try to pour water from the sky using helicopters. they consider this today, however the radiation level in the sky was quite high so they have given up this today, but for the number three and number four reactors, right next to his buildings there are refired plants to inject water using water hoses. and if possible, an hour before it was announce that they will try this out even tonight. so every effort is being made to cool the system right now. and one other thing that concerns us is number five and number six reactor, what is happening here? the number fife reactor, unless for the water level, it seems that it may be going down a little bit according to the information that we have, however, it is not a dangerous situation, a risky situation. the government and also the tokyo electric company is monitoring the situation and so reactor number six, it still has power generating power to cool
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